SENIOR SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTER Automated Testing | Prior Engineering Experience | 11-Year Record of Proven Results Senior Software QA Tester with full system development lifecycle experience, including designing, developing, and implementing test plans, cases, and processes; provided swift corrective actions, significant cost savings, and defect-free audits. Automation using Java Testing Automation Framework. Qualifications include 9 years of QA software testing experience and 2 years of software engineering. Backed by strong credentials, including a computer science degree; advanced command of various testing suites, Agile methodologies and monitoring tools; and cross-platform skills in Windows, Unix, and Mac.
SQA Testing & Methodologies
Test Plans, Cases & Processes Functional Requirements
Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer March 2013 to December 2013FINRA － Rockville, Maryland
As a Software QA, I was task with developing functional and system test cases to validate UI, content, data, and business logic that should be presented and included in the pages of FINRA.org website and its associated web apps in an Agile environment.
Accomplishments include: Test case creations and executions were performed by using the Java Testing Automation Framework (JTAF - includes Java, Selenium, JUnit) in Eclipse along with manual testing.
Set up Test plan for each project Submitted and verified software defects found using JIRA bug tracking tool Cross browser and OS platform testing Started using Sauce Labs for testing in different browser & OS platform configuration (automation/manual sessions) Some HP Quality Center integration with JIRA with JaM plugin Created SQL queries for data validation.
Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer September 2007 to November 2012Top Down Systems Corporation － Rockville, Maryland
Served as a key member of the Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Team as a senior QA tester for Top Down Systems flagship product, Client Letter, a correspondence and document generation application that automates the production, assembly and output of consistent, error-free customer communications delivered by email, fax, web or print.
Accomplishments include: Spearheaded the automated testing effort for performing integration, regression, and stress testing of the application using industry-leading testing tools, including Testing Anywhere and a little of QTP.
Communicated and prioritized testing activities.
Developed testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.
Documented test procedures to ensure replicability and compliance with standards.
Documented software defects using bug tracking systems (including JIRA), and reported defects to software developers.
Performed exploratory/regression/ad-hoc testing on thick/thin clients.
Set-up and tested environments virtualized testing servers and databases.
Developed and specified standards, methods, and procedures to determine product quality and release readiness.
Software Quality Assurance Engineer December 2002 to August 2007BioVeris Corporation － Gaithersburg, Maryland
As Software QA Engineer for BioVeris Corporation, a subsidiary of Roche Corporation, I provided service of quality and performance its M-SERIES® family of products, which serves as a platform for diagnostic systems to be used for the detection and measurement of biological or chemical substances to meet the throughput needs of pharmaceutical research, industrial, academic, bio-defense, and government research labs.
The software that runs these instruments is developed using the Java Platform and using a multi-tiered setup with different tiers representing the physical devices, their logical counterparts, the UI and all the data services.
Accomplishments include: Generated and maintained WinRunner scripts for automated testing of instrument's basic functions based on a new software build each day.
Created test reports documentation after each build release.
Created test designs / plans and executed manual testing for production software.
Mapped requirements for test coverage using Test Director.
Analyzed, captured, and submitted detailed bug reports using Team Track and PVCS Tracker.
Created an installation CD for each release using Install Shield.
Setup a test environment, coordinated, and trained a team in executing tests for a release.
Software Engineer February 2001 to August 2002Aeroflex, Inc － Bowie, Maryland
As for Aeroflex, a multi-faceted high technology company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets a diverse range of microelectronic and test and measurement products, I was responsible for the following: Designed and optimized front-end graphical user interfaces for the Automated Test System using Swing Java.
Assisted with visualization of data representation through different types of plots/charts using third-party Java software.
Generated applets for presenting graphs, command messaging, and data displays.
Performed software testing and quality assurance.
Education and Training
BS : Computer ScienceUniversity of Maryland University College － Adelphi, MarylandComputer Science
BS : BiologyMarshall University － Huntington, West VirginiaBiology